New Shanghai office expands global sales strategy to the growing Chinese market.
Adept Technology, Inc.(http://www.adept.com),
a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, has
announced the opening of its first subsidiary in China, marking a significant
milestone in the company's global expansion strategy. Adept has been supplying
intelligent robotics to its channel partners and end-users in China for the
last ten years. The new Shanghai office positions the company to support its
existing customer base and maximize China's continuing growth opportunities at
the same time.
"Adept robots have been exported to China for over a
decade now through the tremendous support and loyalty of our partners and
network of automation system integrators," says Hai Chang, managing
director, Asia operations, and general manager, Adept China. "With the
opening of this Shanghai office, Adept's Asia team is dedicated to providing a
new elevated level of support for our long-time and newer channel partners,
systems integrators, and manufacturing clients."
The new Shanghai office will provide a full range of
Adept intelligent robot and autonomous mobile solutions, services, and support
for manufacturers and automation users throughout China. Adept's domestic and
international engineers located in the new office will provide feasibility
studies, product demonstrations, customer training sessions, and maintenance
and repair services. Adept Shanghai has already been stocked with an inventory
of critical spare parts allowing for the rapid support and response to end-user
This newest Adept technical center is centrally-located
in Shanghai in the Xuhui District within the Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park at
889 Yishan Road. Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park is a state-level economic and
technological development zone, a high-tech industrial development zone, as
well as a national export processing zone.
With its rising manufacturing costs driven by continuing
urbanization, increasing labor costs, and labor shortages, China is the fastest
growing country for the automation industry. Experts predict that by 2014,
China will become the largest consumer of industrial robots in the world.